If your looking for something to do this Friday night in the Colorado Springs area, check out the First Friday Art Walk Downtown. "Culture in the Core of the City: Gallery Receptions. Art Openings. Performances. Food & Drink. First Friday of every month, from 5 to 8 p.m. throughout Downtown Colorado Springs" as described by The Downtown Partnership. galleries and boutiques open their doors a little longer offering refreshments and small bites for free to little cost. It's a great way to get out and familiarize yourself with the city and downtown community.
(Photo courtesy of the Downtown Partnership)
Every year the Pikes Peak region celebrates Arts Month in October so tomorrow's Art Walk will be special, with a tour led by led by Jennifer Ryan of The Mural Project. The Downtown Partnership states, "This month's tour will include stops at new downtown installations of The Mural Project's Pretty Pianos Project (complete with live music by local pianists!) The tour will begin in front of COPPeR's office (121 S. Tejon, outside the South Tower entrance to Plaza of the Rockies) at 6pm and then onto a selection of other First Friday venues."
For a detailed map with participating businesses, venues, live music, and restaurant specials go to First Friday Art Walk and scroll to the bottom of the page for a printable map and art guide.
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